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is here. current temperature, 61 at d.c. 59 at baltimore. 55degrees at winchester. so for today, here is your day planner. by midday, 74 degrees and no shortage of sunshine as we head for a high of 78. >> all right. it will be beautiful. >> it is. >> it looks great. thank you. >>> time now to say hello to julie wright. are we okay with the weather? i'm ready to go to miami if you are? >> not yet. >> i'm ready for you. i fit comfortably in the overhead bin. >> two for one. i'm all about it. >> we have major tie-ups to report early this morning. the crew in sky fox there, a multiple vehicle accident just south of 410 in riverdale has traffic squeezing by to right. traffic coming southbound as beginning to slow back at the capital beltway if not before headed down towards the accident scene. your better bet is to bail out, pick up 50, uses that as the workaround as you guys continue past bridge hospital. we'll update the ride swr. this is where we had problems in virginia. overnight construction still in place scheduled to be cleared around 6:00 so we're keeping an eye on this for you. t
because of the humidity. here is a look at our current temperatures now. we have 06-degree at baltimore this hour. we've got 60 -- we have 60 degrees at baltimore this hour. we've got 60 at dulles. 59degrees at dulles. that 60 is at baltimore. i just can't see that very well. >> it's okay. i can't read it either. >> 50s and 60s as you start your morning, folks. midday, 74 degrees. take a look at the sun. it will an very, very nice day. only thing you have to deal with are the wind. they are going to pick i'm little bit and get a little bit on the gusty side. here are your daytime highs. >> let's check in with julie wright and get the latest on traffic. >> right now on the roads, you will find your lanes are open around the capital beltway with no incidents reported ad you travel southbound along 270 coming in out of frederick working your way south of hyattstown. traffic volume moving at speed with no problems reported headed in towards clarkdzburg. overnight construction in virginia has cleared off 95 in each direction traveling between fredericksburg and stafford. -- no problems repor
breaking news from baltimore this morning where several media outlets are reporting that former ravens owner art modell has died. he had been hospitalized yesterday at johns hopkins for organ failure. modell purchased the cleveland browns in 1961 and ended up moving the team to baltimore in 1996. that move made him a hero in charm city, but made him hated back in cleveland. the 87-year-old modell still held a 1% stake in the raifns. he served as -- ravens. he served as president of the nfl in the 1960s, overseeing the first negotiations of contracts with players and he was key in getting monday night football games on tv. >> what a huge name in our area. >> football. >> yeah, football. >>> it is 7:16. gwent is here to talk about this thursday weather. >> hot and sticky, you're going to want to be prepared, pump up the ac today. drink lots of water, that's the key thing in terms of our forecast. let's begin with the fox 5 accuweather radar and we'll show you what's going on because we have some rain that's developed. we're not talking a total washout here, folks, but some of you will c
there. 55 in baltimore this morning as well. kids might want a light jacket. it won't rain today. kids might want a light jacket or long sleeved shirt at the bus stop or walking early. dew point temperatures yesterday afternoon were in the low 40s. they've risen a bit overnight but still very comfortable. dew point here in washington is now 52. it is possible in a few spots the temperature reaches that due point, we could see a little fog develop here early this morning. otherwise, lots of sunshine in the forecast and we continue to be under the influence of a big dome of high pressure. that area of high pressure is going to be a slow mover so today, tomorrow, and friday too looks fantastic with lots of sunshine. will be a little warmer tomorrow with highs in the mid volunteer. this is our next weather feature of note. that is a cold front which will get in here late friday. really, i think during the day on saturday, bring us some cloud cover with a couple of showers around here now. yesterday, we thought it would get here sunday. looks like it will get here a day sooner. winds light
was flown to baltimore shock trauma it's unclear how he fell. police are investigating. >>> and fox 5 is monitoring metro tonight. taking metro this weekend, expect delays and three redline stations will replace the work. four others will have limited service. the repairs start at 10 and continue through the system closing sunday night. >>> a traffic alert for drivers in northern virginia. a new ramp and flyover bridge will open tomorrow, directly connecting the dulles access highway and the beltway. this is a view from sky fox. the hope is that it will improve safety and convenience for drivers going to dulles airport and anyone else using the toll road and also meant to ease congestion around the beltway and route 267. >>> up next on fox 5 news at 5, a big night at national stadium as steven straussburg gears up for his last home game. we'll talk to an expert about why he is being shut down with the playoffs around the corner. gary. >> and not a bad night for a ball game out there in. it's a little on the warm side. a little on the humid side and if it rains at nats park tonight, th
degrees at reagan national, 59 baltimore, 64 annapolis, and 62 at quantico, to the north frederick at 52. hagerstown at 53. martinsburg 57. dulles 56. and cull pepper a 5. so it's going to be a very sun-filled day today. by midday, expect to see about 74 degrees for your temperature. we'll be about 75 by the 5:00 hour. now, the winds are going to pick up this afternoon so be aware of that. they will be gusting, moving in from the northwest at about 25 miles per hour. and that is certainly going to make it feel a little cooler as we head through into the course of the afternoon. so just be prepared. but our high today 78 degrees. let's check in with traffic now. here's julie wright. >> reporter: more troubles to report this time around in virginia. an accident southbound 286 the fairfax county parkway traveling south before you reach the burke center parkway accident under the hover pass. the left side of the road is blocked. heavy and slow near 123 towards this accident scene. northbound on 286 key mill road another cash to report so not an easy commute this morning on 286 the fairfax co
employees. >> three other americans were also killed in the attack. >>> a baltimore county judge postponed a bail hearing for a teenager charged with shooting a fellow student the first day of class. the attorney for 15-year-old robert gladden jr. requested the delay saying the teen had been on suicide watch while being treated at a psychiatric hospital. during a news conference today gland's attorney said prior to the shooting the -- gladden's attorney said prior to the shooting the teen wrote a text saying it would be the last day of his life. >> acting out in a terrible fashion in the hopes that somebody other than him would pull the trigger on him and he would perish. i think he expected and desired to be killed. as sad as that is, i think that's the reality of this case. >> the judge granted the delay pending a mental health assessment. gladden is accused of opening fire in the cafeteria at harry hall high school. one of the bullets hit student daniel borowy in the back. borowy is expected to be okay. >>> tomorrow back in the hot seat for pepco. the maryland public service commission
national airport. 74 at baltimore. 77 in annapolis. 72 fredericksburg to the south. 76 at dulles. 73 at culpeper. fairly mild. looking for a high of 90 degrees today. a very light southerly wind from 5 to 10 miles per hour. mostly sunny skies. we do have a slight chance, maybe around the 4:00, 5:00 of a light passing shower. we'll watch that. overall, mainly dry conditions across the entire region. the weekend, some changes are coming. talking about a wet saturday, but not a weekend washout. i think you'll be happy to see what we've got going on at the end of the weekend. and as well, that all important seven-day forecast. i'll have all the details in a little bit. back to you. >>> thank you. president barack obama asked the nation to trust him with a second term. he wrapped up the democratic national convention in charlotte last night. >> president obama told the delegates in the hall and the nation watching at home that the nation has a fundamental choice in november. nicole collins is live with the top story. >> reporter: good morning. in the last few minutes new job numbers have
right here near the intersection of pritchard road and bucknell drive. >>> the baltimore county teenager shot on the first day of school is now home from the hospital. police say a fellow student, robert gladden, fired randomly in the cafeteria at perry hall high school. >>> coming up tonight, a child deemed too big to play gets a chance. >> he is 12. you have got to hear how big he is. >>> plus, you know this guy, randy jackson. he's fought leave 2:00 judge's table on "american idol" after all. all the details coming up. >> and get ready for another night of cool temperatures. gary is back with your forecast. [ female announcer ] you want family dinner to be special. dad, we want pizza. you guys said tacos. [ female announcer ] it doesn't always work out that way. you know what? we're spending too much money on eating out anyway. honey, come look at this. [ female announcer ] my money map from wells fargo is a free online tool that helps you track your spending. so instead of having to deal with a tight budget, you could have a tighter family. ♪ wells fargo. together we'll go far. >>>
arrested. >>> a 17-year-old boy shot on the first day of school in baltimore county woke up at home this morning after spending two week in the hospital. police say he was randomly hit when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. he has down's syndrome and said he was excited to play with his dog, make tacos and watch the ravens game last night. he says he would like to go back to school while his parments say they haven't looked that far ahead yet. >>> tropical storm leslie gaining strength. where it is headed today. >> a bitter contract dispute still has chicago's public school teachers on strike this morning. what they are demanding before they head back to the classroom. that is coming up. i didn't knos where in season right now. shh's no no no no no no.. rosco ..no, no, no... ♪ opera love it. (crying) ally, ally oh, same dress yeah, you want to get up off the floor? i do. okay. vo: from the new to the hard-to-find: when it's on your mind it's on ebay™. >>> the teachers strike in chicago is again making headline today fotopoulos a second day, hundreds of thongs of pare
, current temperatures, 66 at reagan national, 64 baltimore, 67 at annapolis, 64 fredericksburg, 61 degrees at winchester, 63 at dulles, and 59 degrees at frederick. so a pretty refreshing start to your day. a lot cooler than it has been over the course of the past couple of weeks or so. no shortage of sunshine in my forecast today. by midday 74 degrees. you will have to deal with some winds today. they will be pushing in from the northwest and we'll get a little bit gusty by this afternoon picking up to at least 25 miles per hour. so be prepared for that. but overall, we are not doing too badly and we're talking a high today of 78 degrees. back to you. >>> our big story this morning, you couldn't have scripted it any better for robert griffin iii. the 21-year-old lived up to the hype and threw for two touchdowns and ran for 42 yards. >> fellow rookie alfred morris led the ground attack with two touchdowns. the redskins won 40- 32. >> we could have scored a few more points but nothing is ever perfect. so you know there were some passes i wish i had back. there are some plays i wish i had ba
from the vines. after 25 minutes firefighters managed to pull the man out and he was flown to baltimore trauma center for treatment of life threatening injuries. an investigation into what happened is now underway. >>> some encouraging news about home sales. it's becoming a sellers market at least here in d.c. fewer homes are on the market. sales are up. means prices are going up as well. joan cromwell is a local real estate agent and says the d.c. market is generally doing very well, especially compared with the rest of the nation. >> in washington d.c. we're not seeing what they're reporting nationwide. inventory is down significantly. d.c. inventory is down 36%. northern virginia, montgomery county is 30 and 28% respectively. >> with fewer homes on the market buyers can't be as choosey. that's helped drive prices up lately. >>> while home sales are picking up jobs are still hard to find. the unemployment rate fell slightly last month from 8.3 to 8.1%. many analysts say the job numbers are disappointing, not what they expected. >> reporter: the august jobs report is out and there's l
very nicely. just a little bit of fog. here is a look at where our temperatures are. 69 at baltimore. we have 71 at hagerstown, 07 at winchester and 66 degrees at culpeper. we've got a weak front to the south of us. not looking at much happening there with that. but this is the big weather maker for tomorrow. today, we're looking at plenty of sunshine for you. there is one of the models that does want to bring is a little bit of wet weather later on this afternoon and our futurecast does show a light, light shower to our northwest at about the 4:00 hour or so. other than that, we are talk nice conditions. it will be hot today though but this is the front. this front will push its way across as we move through into saturday. it will bring us widespread showers and a chance of some thunderstorms so prepare yourself for it. could see a little bit in the early part of the day and than a break and a little bit more in the afternoon. primarily in the afternoon along and ahead of this front is where we expect to see some storms and showers. just prepare yourself accordingly. we've got dry c
and baltimore 68 degrees. the jet stream to the north allowing warm air to head in our way today. southerly air flow. winds light pushing in from the south. will set us up for a day where we expect to see temperatures into the low 90s pretty much everywhere. we'll see some high 80s in some of our neighborhoods. otherwise, not bad at all. not as humid as yesterday for our area. mostly sunny. futurecast wants to bring us a light passing shower between 4:00 and 6:00 today to our north-northwest. we'll watch that. otherwise, looking at mainly a dry day. the weekend isn't looking too bad either. i gave you a hint about sunday. >> very good. thank you. >> let's go to julie now, find out what's happening on the roads. >> happy friday. >> we're going to talk about some events happening tomorrow, as part of our hot lane project in virginia. it's where we find the crew in skyfox. they're above what will be the new ramp coming from the inbound stretch of the dulles toll road onto the beltway into the hot lane zone. that's what you're seeing, the white pavement, the new ramp will lead you from the dulles t
of other spots down to the 50s, 54 gaithersburg, 52 frederick, 61 baltimore, 60 for fredericksburg and you can see culpeper down to 54 degrees and out here we'll find a lot of spots dropping into the 40s. check out our projected low temperatures under clear skies, very dry conditions, 57 for the district, a pair of 49s for gaithersburg and frederick, dulles 48 degrees and culpeper comes in at 49 degrees. a little warmer closer to the bay, annapolis may come in closer to 60 degrees. tonight clear skies mean chilly low temperatures, but 57 for the district, full sunshine tomorrow, a lot more of the same great weather we had today. sunny and crisp with a temperature of 78 degrees. it will be cool in the morning, 60 in the city, but 50s in the suburbs at 8 a.m. by noon 73 degrees, sunshine and 5:00 78 with mostly sunny skies continuing. here's where we're thinking the highs hit tomorrow, again another day in the 70s, maybe on the lower end of the 70s looking out to the western suburbs and 78 degrees in the district. satellite and radar again shows us all the clear skies that we have. you have
in baltimore today to discuss how power companies handled the widespread outages from june's derecho. at 10 a.m. officials will meet with representatives from five companies including pepco and bge. the storm left hundreds of thousands of people in the dark. it took days to get all the power restored. >>> tonight, angry drivers will have one time chance to sound off about the proposed dulles toll road rate hikes. it will be the third opportunity in a series of scheduled public hearings. the airport authority's plan would double toll prices by 2015 in order to pay for the silver line metro to dulles. the meeting is at springhill elementary school in mcclain beginning at 5:00. >>> in just about an hour, the washington national cathedral will be holding a memorial service in honor of astronaut neil armstrong. the first man on the moon passed away last month at the age of 82. michael collins the apollo 11 command module pilot and eugene certain anyone the apollo 17 mission commander and the last man to walk on the moon are scheduled to participate in the service. the cathedral is home to a lunar
at this time. >>> a 17-year-old boy shot on the first day of school in baltimore county woke up at home this morning after spending two weeks in the hospital. police say daniel was randomly hit when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. he has down syndrome and said he was excited to play with his dog, make tacos and watch the ravens game last night. he also says he would like to go back to school, although his parents say they haven't looked that far ahead. >>> 8:08. still ahead during the 8:00 hour, dramatic new video from the wisconsin temple shooting. we are going to show you what happened when the first officer arrived at the scene. >> but first, prince george's county executive rushern baker will join us live to explain how the maryland suburb is changing the way it takes care of your child's health at school. >> stay with us. we'll be right back. 4g lte has the fastest speeds. so let's talk about coverage. based on this chart, who would you choose ? wow. you guys take a minute. verizon, hands down. i'm going to show you guys another chart. pretty obvious. i don't think co
headed towards the beltway. soil on the washington baltimore parkway. delay in and out river dale continuing inbound on new york city avenue. people hit me on twitter asking me about 5 this among. we had some problem on route 5. accident activity as you travel north bound trying to make your way past mattawoman beantown. we had the crash along 210 at livingston road and marshall hall. that's clear. again, northbound 5. slow moving trip southbound on the george washington parkway approaching key bridge. that's where we have the crash. that's the check of the fox 5 on time traffic. >> julie, thanks. the h street festival kicks off. >> holly will tell you why you want to stop by. >> you do want to stop by. you will learn something about this city that you didn't know before. a lot of this has to do with the new greater h street heritage trail. we are stopping by a few of those stops. this is the first one coming here. we'll talk about that, the festival and why you want to be a part of it coming up next. stay with us. heavy load in america. but mitt romney plan, a middle class to $2,
with the rush hour. >> and we have had delays southbound on the baltimore washington parkway. our friend sandy is checking in here headed from the veteran's parkway and heading southbound. heading past prince georges hospital. and thank you very much, scorpio, 767 fridge -- 767 for checking in here and continuing to pennsylvania avenue, and of course, inbound new york avenue below speed here as well and this is bandit, who checked in with the delay at a complete standstill across the anacostia and to the traffic light at bladensberg road and southbound along 270 and with lanes open. you will find yourself below speed as you continue to work your trip out of germantown and to the split. that is a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. more of the fox 5 morning news after the break.  that fridge in your kitchen may have crossed this bridge. your new car probably rode these rails. that shipment you just received was tracked by satellite. we build and maintain. we invest and innovate. so we can deliver what america needs. this year alone, freight rail companies plan to spend twenty-th
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